John Carter Has Its Revenge

I think it’s OK for John Carter fans to indulge in a little schadenfreude after hearing the news that Rich Ross, the chairman of Disney Studios, has stepped down from his post in the wake of the debacle that was the bungled release of the long-awaited John Carter.

Ross issued a resignation and made the situation look like it was voluntary, but Hollywood reporter Nikki Finke over at Deadline wrote, “Make no mistake, Ross was fired.” The report focuses on personality clashes with business partners and all sorts of insider stuff. Well, it couldn’t have happened to a nicer studio head.
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